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Posts Tagged ‘70’s’

Classic Bands # 9 – LED ZEPPELIN

Classic Bands # 9 LED ZEPPELIN and the birth of Heavy Metal The sounds described as heavy metal have changed dramatically over the years, with what is called Metal now bearing little resemblance to 80s acts like Van Halen, Whit...


Classic Bands # 10 AEROSMITH

Formed in Boston in 1970, with original guitarist Ray Tabano being replaced by Whitford the following year, Aerosmith developed a strong local following with their swaggering blues-based hard rock.


Classic Bands # 7 – THE MONKEES

Mickey Dolenz – Vocals, Drums, Percussion, occasional acoustic guitar Davy Jones – Vocals, Percussion, occasional drums, very occasional guitar & keyboard Mike Nesmith – Guitar, Vocals, occasional bass Peter Tork – ...


Guitar Legend Steve Hillage Releases Rare ‘Live In England 1979’ CD/DVD Set!

London, UK – Steve Hillage is widely considered a guitar innovator, and is associated with the Canterbury scene, working in experimental domains since the late 1960s. Besides his critically acclaimed solo recordings, alon...



The Kinks were formed in the North London suburb of Muswell Hill in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies, whose rhythm & blues infused garage rock, with its furious riffs, inspired and influenced a million future rock acts.



The 1980 concert film “Rockshow”, capturing Paul McCartney & Wings on their 1976 Wings Over America tour, and featuring their classic 1975-77 line-up, has just been re-released worldwide in cinemas (in remastered form),...


Paul McCartney & Wings – “Band On The Run”

Beatle Paul finds a way to follow the greatest show on earth by harnessing his individual brilliance and fully exercising his mighty musical muscle.


AC/DC – “Highway to Hell”

Hard Rock legend calls last drinks and sets up band mates for super-stardom. A hard rock master-class by one of the greatest rock bands of all time.


THE BEATLES – Complete Band Line-ups (1957-1970)

Most people who haven’t been cryogenically frozen for the last fifty years know The Beatles line-up of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, however few know how many musicians came and went through the ranks of the embryonic, pre-f...